Certified Diabetes Educator, Day

Job Description

Location: West Chester
Department: Diabetes
Hours: Full-Time
Shift: First

UC Health is hiring a Full- time Certified Diabetes Educator for the first shift at UC Medical Center.

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

About West Chester Hospital

West Chester Hospital provides its patients with access to the region's largest group of specialized physicians and medical providers. With a reputation for providing outstanding patient experiences and quality medical care, the hospital consistently ranks amongst the top 5% in the nation.

Unit Details:

Champions innovative programs and research to promote exceptional patient, family, and employee experience.

Advances innovation, empowerment, and the professional growth of Patient Care Services (PCS) employees at UCMC.

Fosters a culture of collaborative professional excellence.

Facilitates continuous education that inspires lifelong learning.

Responsibilities

The Diabetes Educator - Certified works collaboratively with the Diabetes/Endocrinology team and the specific population served to provide discipline and level appropriate clinical and educational services. The focus of the position is assessment of patient education needs, creation of individualized self-management plan, and provision of instruction to promote self -management skills to referred patients, family members and caregivers. This position will support the recognition/accreditation of the UC Heath Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support program through adherence to program requirements, collection and reporting of program data, and participation in quality improvement initiatives.

Qualifications

Associate degree

Preferred Degree - Nursing: Licensed bachelor's degree

Minimum Required - Dietetics (Dietician Track) | (RN Track) = Licensed Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator - Required

(Dietician Track) = Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator - Required

1 - 2 Years equivalent experience - Minimum Required

3 - 5 Years equivalent experience - Preferred

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.